Ruste Custom Kevlar Jeans

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Ruste Protection is a new company that produces custom Kevlar jeans for motorcyclists, you can send them your favourite pair of jeans and they’ll fit a custom internal sleeve fitted with Kevlar and D3O armour in the knees and hips. Motorcyclists often have trouble finding protective jeans that don’t look like high-waisted Mom-jeans so this…

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Guardian Motorcycle Jeans by uglyBROS

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The new uglyBROS Guardian motorcycle jeans are the summer version of the popular thermo-insulated Ton Up jeans. This new model is made from 12oz denim and includes detachable CE-approved ‘Powertector’ knee and hip armour, the jeans are designed to be slim-fit to avoid having excess denim flapping in the wind when you’ve got the throttle planted and…

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Icon Sanctuary Gloves

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These are the all-new Sanctuary Gloves by Icon, they were officially released last week along with a slew of new products from the Portland-based motorcycle gear manufacturer. The Sanctuary Glove is a spring/summer/autumn glove with a full goat leather palm, offering extreme abrasion resistance with a lighter-weight than cowhide. The back section of the glove is…

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The AXE Kevlar© Shirt by Crave

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The AXE 2 by Crave is a shirt specifically designed for motorcyclists who need options other than a jacket for urban riding, it’s fully lined with Kevlar©, its outer shell is made from a cotton/polyester/lycra blend, the innermost lining is 100% pure cotton and the elbows and back have pockets suitable for either foam or…

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Icon Variant Carbon Cyclic Helmet

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The Icon Variant Carbon Cyclic Helmet is one of the few modern helmet designs that I really like, it has an almost retro science fiction look about it, like the sort of helmet that would be worn by a character in a novel by William Gibson. The large viewport is a significant benefit for those…

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Icon Alliance Dark

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The Icon Alliance Dark is one of the best value for money propositions in the world of modern, full-face motorcycle helmets – at $150 USD MSRP it costs about as much as a decent bottle of single malt, although the scotch will you a headache whereas the Alliance helmet’s job is to save you from…

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X-Raider Boot by XPD

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The X-Raider Boot by XPD has been developed specifically for long-distance riders who need a boot that’s comfortable and breathable but also 100% waterproof, windproof and armoured. The finished product is an now industry leader in its genre and has become popular with sportbike riders who aren’t enamoured with the flashy day-glo graphics that seem to…

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ICON 1000 Chapter Jacket

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This is the ICON 1000 Chapter Jacket – it’s one of the staples of the ICON 1000 product collection and is available in 4 colours – the standout feature of the jacket is the full-compliment of D3O® CE-approved impact protectors, a safety feature that marks a significant step forward in motorcycle armour technology. Each of the Chapter Jackets…

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Skyline Motorcycle Jacket by Aether Apparel

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The Skyline Motorcycle Jacket by Aether Apparel is a fantastic solution for those looking for a fully-armoured, waterproof motorcycle jacket that isn’t slathered in neon. The Skyline is available in 4 colours: jet black, graphite, blue and army green – personally I’d go for either the black or green but each of the colour choices…

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Bell RS-1 Motorcycle Helmet

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The Bell RS-1 is a Snell M2010 and DOT approved motorcycle helmet with a Kevlar/fibreglass composite shell, it has Bell’s Velocity Flow Ventilation system and an aerodynamic profile that won’t snap your neck at speeds over 60mph. I picked one up recently as my daily rider due to the fact that I can be a little accident…

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Draggin C–Evo Kevlar Jeans

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I picked up a pair of Draggin C–Evo Kevlar Jeans a few months ago with a view to wearing them out on the bike a few times to see how they faired. I should probably preface this by saying that I’ve worn almost every variety of kevlar motorcycle trousers on the market, some have been…

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